Two residents in a Brisbane aged-care home were given a higher dose of the Pfizer vaccine than recommended. Here’s what might have happened – and how we can reduce the risk it will happen again.
Mistakes can be made during scientific research with devastating effects. Keeping an open mind to the possibility of error and correcting immediately can make the difference between life and death.
The legalization of cannabis has started a discussion about on-the-job impairment. But drugs are not the only problem. Engineers should design workplaces that minimize the potential for human error.
The shipping industry can learn from oil spills – if it wants to.
Poorly designed critical warning systems need a radical overhaul to prevent a repeat of Hawaii’s errant ‘ballistic missile threat’ alert.